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with a terrific new film called "promised land." the movie will be playing in new york and l.a. in december and opening wider around the country come january. before we get to that and so much more, though, a look at a small sampling of matt damon's outstanding work. >> when you found, i was here, and i was with the only brothers that i have left. there was no way i was going to desert them. i think she will understand that. there is no way i am leaving this bridge. >> the sad thing about a guy like you is you are going to come up with the fact that there are two certainties in life. two, yout do that, and drop 150 grant on something you could have got in the library. >> yes, i will have a degree and you will be serving us prize at a drive-through on our way to a ski trip. >> i don't want to do this anymore. >> i don't think that is a decision you can make. >> jason werth is dead pick -- jason bourne is dead, do you hear me? i swear to god, if i even feel someone behind me, there is no measure to how fast i will bring this fight to you. >> these are the losses that we have sustained. variou
Jan 5, 2013 12:00am PST
you. tavis: back now with part two of damon. his latest project is, once again, called "promised land." the film opens this month in new york and l.a., with more theaters on the way early next year. here now, a scene from "promised land." >> i grew up in a large farming community. football fides, tractor pulls, cow tipping, all of it. i am one of two guys in my graduating class who went to college to study something other than agriculture. the biggest fight my grandfather and i ever had. >> just the pride, i guess. >> no, it is delusional self mythology. we had a caterpillar plant down in davenport a few months away. the closed that doubt my junior year. i didn't think anything of it. by the time my senior prom rolled around, a gutsy just tell little there was to stand on. the truth was, without the plant, without the industry, we had nothing. and my whole town was -- i am not selling them natural gas. tavis: so you're trying to get rights to the land. this is a piece that you've written, as we established last what do you learn from that process? i assume that as you're writing this
Jan 2, 2013 12:00am PST
is called "on the road," and you might want to check it out. first in l.a. and new york, and then wide release. >> yup. tavis: i'm honored to have you here. i enjoyed this immensely. >> oh, yeah, me too, thanks. tavis: thanks for coming on. you good? >> yeah, i'm good. are you good? tavis: you're good. yeah, no. >> all right, sweet. tavis: so we're both good. >> [laughter] yeah. tavis: good. that's good. [laughter] thanks for watching. as always, keep the faith. >> she is the one the red had once. >> victoria? how long as in spandex -- has it been? >> i am just trying to protect you. >> by lying to me? why haven't you called me back ducks -- back? >> i had nothing to say. >> well, i have tons. hold on. >> i do trust you. it is him i don't trust. >> , i just went for the ride. >> hold on tight. >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org. tavis: join me next time for a conversation with the grammy- nominated singer/songwriter aimee mann. that is next time. see you then. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the
Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> yeah. tavis: all right. that's our show for tonight. >> thank you. the night from l.a.. keep the faith. >> that is what i am counting on. i have to hang up now. would you please call for backup? be careful here. >> i am with you on that. >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org. tavis: hi, i'm tavis smiley. join me next time for a conversation with alicia keys on her latest cd. that is next time. we will see you then. >> there's a saying that dr. king had that he said there's always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we're only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we could stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> be more. pbs.